Big Bear Director Explores Mayan Culture

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Big Bear Lake, CA, September 13, 2013 -- Big Bear City resident Steve Copeland will compete with 125 other directors in the 14th annual Big Bear Lake International Film Festival. "The Shift of the Ages" is a historical documentary set against the backdrop of the ‘end’ of the Mayan Long Count calendar. The film traces the story of Wandering … [Read more...]

“Women in the Arts” Celebration Will Benefit Local Students

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 29, 2013 - The Big Bear Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) was formed in 1983 to enhance the professional and personal growth of members and young women and girls in the community. On Sunday, September 8, from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m., the group will present its annual “Women in the Arts” … [Read more...]

Hot Rods and Roadsters Showcased in Big Bear

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Big Bear Lake, CA, August 8, 2013 -- Over 500 roadsters, classics, antiques and hot rods will line the Village streets this weekend during the Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club's annual Fun Run and Car Show. This popular event is free to spectators, who can view the vehicles between 9:00 and 3:45. At 3:45, the autos will proceed west from the … [Read more...]

Robin Hood Gives to the Mountains Foundation

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Fawnskin, CA, July 31, 2013 - After a strong opening weekend, men in tights return to the Discovery Center Amphitheater for “Robin Hood … the Panto.” The panto form of theatre is popular in England and is a lot of interactive fun here too: You’ll cheer the heroes and boo the villains, amid chases, songs and sword fights. The Big Bear … [Read more...]

Gypsies, Pirates and Knights Return to Pedersen Sawmill

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      Fawnskin, CA, July 30, 2013 - This year, the Big Bear Renaissance Faire returns to Pedersen Sawmill and expands to three weekends: August 3-4, August 10-11 and August 17-18. Pedersen Sawmill is located at 39115 Rim of the World Drive in Fawnskin. The usual favorites will be back, including the jousting knights … [Read more...]

Blues Legends Play Lakeside Amphitheater

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Big Bear Lake, CA, July 23, 2013 - On August 3, Blues for the Zoo will raise funds for Big Bear Alpine Zoo, our local rehabilitation sanctuary for injured and confiscated animals. World-class music, food booths and an artisan fair will center around the Big Bear Lake Swim Beach Outdoor Amphitheater (41220 Park Avenue). Gates open at 1:00 p.m.; … [Read more...]

One Night Only: A Free Entertainment Package at Bear Creek Resort

Monica Kistler rocks the house.

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 25, 2013 - The Big Bear Summer Theater Festival will host the annual Old Miners Association Karaoke Contest tonight from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The remaining contestants -- Kassie Hanford, Monica Kistler, Wendy Knudson and Dani Bush -- will battle it out at the Bear Cave Events Center, the big white tent at Bear Creek … [Read more...]

Summer Theater Fest Starts on a Musical Note

Portraits of the cast from the Big Bear Summer Theatre Festival 2013

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 17, 2013 - The Big Bear Summer Theater Festival opens this week at the Bear Cave Events Center, with a Broadway revue on Thursday, the drama “Inherit the Wind” on Friday and on Saturday, an original melodrama called “The Lost Van Dusen Gold Mine (Or How I Lost My Mind)”. All Shows start at 7 p.m., with doors open at … [Read more...]

Journey Tribute Band Returns to Discovery Center

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Fawnskin, CA, July 12, 2013 - DSB, World’s Greatest Tribute to Journey, returns to the Big Bear Discovery Center Amphitheater on July 20 for the second installment of the 2013 Music in the Mountains summer concert series. Vocalist Juan Del Castillo captures the essence of renowned vocalist Steve Perry, and the band of world-class musicians … [Read more...]

Summer Fun Continues With Chili Cookoff and Bluegrass Fest

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Big Bear Lake, CA, July 9, 2013 - The Old  Miners Association of Big Bear Lake is hosting a weekend of family-friendly activities including the Big Bear Chili Cookoff on Saturday, July 13. Sanctioned by the International Chili Society, the cookoff returns to the Bartlett Lot in the Village from 10am to 6pm. There are chili competitions in several … [Read more...]